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Great Expectations

Great Expectations
 

In Great Expectations, Charles Dickens chronicles the life of Pip, an ordinary country boy led astray by the trappings of London society as well as his desire to improve himself and become a gentleman. Along the way, Pip meets the disappointed Miss Havisham and her beautiful but ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781443413947
Barcode 9781443413947
Published 14 February 2012 by HarperCollins
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
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ISBN-13 9781443413947
ISBN-10 1443413941
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint HarperPerennial Classics
Publication Date 14 February 2012
Publication Country United States United States
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Dickens, Charles
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fiction
General & Literary Fiction
19th Century Fiction
16th to 18th Century Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 410
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 519701

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In Great Expectations, Charles Dickens chronicles the life of Pip, an ordinary country boy led astray by the trappings of London society as well as his desire to improve himself and become a gentleman. Along the way, Pip meets the disappointed Miss Havisham and her beautiful but unattainable ward, Estella, with whom he falls deeply in love. Beloved by generations of readers, Great Expectations was originally published in serial form from December 1860 to August 1861.

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Author's Bio

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was one of England's greatest writers. Best known for his classic serialized novels, such as Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations, Dickens wrote about the London he lived in, the conditions of the poor, and the growing tensions between the classes. He achieved critical and popular international success in his lifetime and was honored with burial in Westminster Abbey.

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